As their cost of living grows while their incomes remain flat, older adults in the US and abroad are protesting, reports the New York Times. Older adults are rising up for financial security. Many of them are becoming first-time offenders in their 80s, tarnishing their clean records. Some are calling this new movement the “Silver Revolution.”
Older protesters can be quite effective. Soon after a protest in August 2014, the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority rolled back the cost of paratransit.
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